July 4, 2019
PINK PLASTIC HOUSE
the walls not pepto-bismol, not ballet slipper. not
fresh bubblegum with the dust still on. not
watermelon, cherry, triple berry,
lip gloss that tastes like these days, wishing
you were two years and a cup size old...
June 27, 2019
Room: Basement Wet Bar
Grandmothers at Artmore Hotel Bar, Atlanta
At the end of the bar, a younger woman speaks
into her phone, a laptop open and buzzing with business, her strawberry
daquiri tells us everything we need to know but if it didn’...
June 20, 2019
Room: Swimming Pool
homage to my royal
accomplice of restraint +
impeccable plumbago blue
below a meadow of soft
gingerbread botanical china
neatly stacked like a
nightmare of provincial rooms
June 13, 2019
Viscera on my Catholic Schoolgirl Uniform
On Sundays, I take myself out to the street. I plead, but with my teeth
to the curb the words just bleed into the concrete. I leave
a scene for the churchgoers, so when they exit mass th...
June 6, 2019
Room: The kitchen
I usually won’t eat spicy on nights I’m drinking.
Pearl slows the car down.
Drinking is an essential part of tonight. She kisses me
May 30, 2019
Vintage Barbie Chest of Drawers Not sure about age think it’s about 20 years old
What I love about videogames with poor graphics is the bitty-ness of them.
I like reality rendered through a diorama, a plywood façade, the dry...
May 23, 2019
When you had my wrists pinned
Like the ancient kings,
I never called you a farce
When you made my heart pound...
At a phone call,
I heard how Earth shouts doubt!
It is not a lie!
You can see through captured darkness
May 16, 2019
For the unfolding
Just barely touch
and open as origami
as it loses geometry.
Knees yawn, reach
out to be kissed. This
daytime drenches skin
in a hundred slits of sun.
Hands warm the spine
of an unwritten book.
Bound for wherever’s ne...
May 9, 2019
Kendall A. Bell
Run away with me
In the daydream, your lips tasted
like fresh strawberries, and we rode
bicycles down city streets. Your long,
dark hair soaked in the spring's warm
sun. At midnight, we found each other
again, under teardrop shap...
May 2, 2019
PINK PLASTIC HOUSE
ROOM: Living Room
The Blue Wallpaper
My wallpaper is powder blue and white floral,
my eyeshadow is blue too.
More than a century ago
a woman was possessed
looking for women in the pattern.
In the last century, a woman stood in front of...